NEWS


6/13/2019, 3:14am

Brief: EMU staffer convicted of financial crimes, accused of secretly recording his relative and boyfriend during sex

Channel 4/Click On Detroit revealed that an Eastern Michigan University employee is accused of recording a relative and her boyfriend participating in sex acts via hidden cameras. Michael Pickerel, an EMU alum and staff member at the College of Business’s Dean’s office, did not have hidden cameras on school property, but was placed on administrative leave on June 10 in relation to the accusations. 


6/3/2019, 7:04pm

Cast and crew of "She Kills Monsters" slay opening night

The theater department at EMU celebrated their opening night production of She Kills Monsters on Friday, May 31 at the Quirk-Sponberg Theater. She Kills Monsters is a heartwarming adventure through the geek culture of the 1990’s. With surprisingly professional audio and visual effects and a cast that brings the characters to life, She Kills Monsters is a must-see. This show will run through June 9, with 2 pm showings on June 2 and 9 and 7 pm showings on June 7 and 8. Tickets can be purchased at the Quirk box office or online at emutix.com. There will also be a special second run of the show the first weekend of the fall semester, starting September 5.


6/3/2019, 6:50pm

Candidates interview for 3rd Ward seat

 Four candidates interviewed to fill the vacant 3rd Ward city council seat on Tuesday, May 28 at City Hall. They spoke before city council members and a room of concerned citizens. 


5/17/2019, 12:00am

Peninsular Dam to be removed

During the May 7 Ypsilanti City Council meeting, council members voted to remove the Peninsular Dam. $500,000 was approved for the project with a 5-1 vote.  


5/13/2019, 12:17am

EMU Professor performs during Glyph Opening Reception at the Riverside Arts Center

Carla Harryman, professor of literature at EMU, performed her original spoken piece Hannah Cut In at the opening reception for Glyph: The Diversity, Complexity, and Aesthetics of Language art exhibit at the Riverside Arts Center. Professor Harryman utilized an ensemble of performance artists and typewriters to create this symphony of sounds. Inspired by her experiences as a child and the political influences of Hannah Arendt, Hannah Cut In waltzes the lines connecting language and music.